It is important that the ACV used is organic and unfiltered, so that it keeps its nutritional value in place. The hazy looking stuff that settles to the bottom is thought to be the most valuable part of organic, unfiltered ACV. This is called “the mother”, and it is thought to be the most nutritious part of the ACV for therapeutic benefits.
From there, apple cider vinegar enjoyed popularity as a universal cure-all remedy on and off for the next few decades. It enjoyed a resurgence in the new millennium; people started to use it when dieting and reported that it helped them in their weight loss efforts.
The hypothesis is that ACV helps to stabilize blood sugar for a longer period of time, which in turn helps to control the appetite. The recommendation is generally to take 1-2 teaspoons of ACV mixed with water, before each meal. This addition to each meal may also help those with diabetes since it is thought to keep blood sugar levels stable for several hours.
The digestive benefits of ACV can be tremendous. Many with chronic acid reflux have noticed an almost complete disappearance of their symptoms after taking ACV religiously with each meal. When taken with meals, ACV can also help with common indigestion and gastrointestinal discomfort caused by certain foods.
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